dis·​en·​dow ˌdis-in-ˈdau̇ How to pronounce disendow (audio)
disendowed; disendowing; disendows

transitive verb

: to strip of endowment
disendower noun
disendowment noun

Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disendow was in 1861

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“Disendow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disendow. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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